August is National Family History Month
OPEN DAY @ QFHS
During August let's celebrate our families past and present.
Come along, bring a friend and join us for a cuppa.
Have a chat about how to connect with your family history
no matter where they came from.
Check out our resources and Special Interest Groups
See you on Saturday, 24 August, 2019
58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne
QFHS Book Award 2019
pictured here with Book Award Coordinator, Gayle Thomsett
QFHS Annual General Meeting
Do you have an interest in the Toowoomba
QFHS and GSQ will join for the day to take
Tuesday, 8 October 2019 8.00 am to 4.00 pm
The Management Committees of both QFHS and GSQ are in early, but active, discussions regarding possible amalgamation of the Societies.
The second communique about this important issue is presently being sent to members. It addresses member feedback on the issue and outlines the amalgamation process.
Future Communiques will continue providing regular updates on the discussions and investigations.
Members can read more here along with details of how to have your say.
Members can read Our 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Update here.
QFHS has purchased a subscription to MyHeritage.
MyHeritage can help you with your genealogy search.
Note: If you are a financial member of QFHS but have not advised your email address you will be unable to access MyHeritage on your home computer. To update your contact details email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us exploring the lives of individuals and families in Colonial India and the Far East and the places and times in which they lived.
Colonial India at various times included: India (including the areas now known as Pakistan and Bangladesh), Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the Nicobar and Andaman Islands, Assam, Burma (Myanmar), Kashmir, and the Persian Gulf Residency.
The group meets on the second Sunday of February, April, June, August, October, and December.
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Finding your family: a beginners course …
Presenter/s: QFHS Tutors
When: Commences Monday 15 July 2019 weekly for six weeks
This six week course will be very comprehensive for someone wanting to start researching their family history, but unsure of the …Read more...
Research in Cornwall
Presenter: Chris Schuetz
When: Friday, 9 August 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Cornish Jacks and Jennies, anyone? Cornish research has some particular challenges but also many advantages - once you know wher…Read more...
Researching, filing, and organising fami…
When: Friday, 13 September 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Four experienced family historians will share their expertise of their research methods. They will also explain how they file and…Read more...
Bus trip to Toowoomba
Presenter/s: TDDFHS and Greg Hallam
When: Tuesday 8 October 2019
Do you have an interest in the Toowoomba Darling Downs region of Queensland?
QFHS and GSQ will join for the day to visit th…Read more...
Using digitised maps to enhance research…
Presenter: Map Team
When: Friday, 11 October 2019 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon
Allow yourself the privilege of having a fun day in family history and play the Trout Game.
Numbers are limited and early bookings are essential.
Bus trip to Queensland State Archives--2…
Presenter: QSA staff
When: Friday 25 October 2019 - 9.00 am - 3.15 pm
Join us for a visit and behind-the scenes tour of the Queensland State Archives. We will travel by bus from the Library and Resou…Read more...
DNA testing and genealogy: the basics
Presenter: Ann Swain
When: Friday, 8 November 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Are you interested in DNA testing to extend your family history or are you confused by test results?
This session will cover t…Read more...